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Approved by OMB 3060-0754
December 2019
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0002431096
File Number:
0000131836
Submit Date:
01/20/2021
Call Sign:
KTTW
Facility ID:
28521
City:
SIOUX FALLS
State:
SD
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/20/2021
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for year 2020

General Information

Section Question Response
Attachments Are attachments (other than associated schedules) being filed with this application? No

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.

Doing Business As: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.

2817 WEST 11TH STREET

SIOUX FALLS, SD 57104

United States

+1 (605) 338-0017

staceys@kttw.com

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Clarence M Beverage

Broadcast Engineering Consultant

Communications Technologies, Inc.

PO Box 1130

Marlton, NJ 08053

United States

+1 (609) 451-5296

cbeverage@commtechrf.com

Technical Representative

MATTHEW H. MCCORMICK

Legal Counsel

FLETCHER, HEALD & HILDRETH, P.L.C.

1300 NORTH 17TH STREET

11TH FLOOR

ARLINGTON, VA 22209

United States

+1 (703) 812-0400

MCCORMICK@FHHLAW.COM

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network ThisTV
Nielsen DMA Sioux Falls(Mitchell)
Web Home Page Address

Digital Core Programming

Question Response
Indicate which of the Core Programming safe harbor processing guidelines the station elected to utilize during the covered reporting period to demonstrate compliance with the Children's Television Act of 1990 (See 47 CFR Section 73.671(d)) Category A, Option 1: Three-hours per week (as averaged over a six-month period) of Core Programming
State the total number of hours of regularly scheduled weekly Core Programming broadcast per quarter by the station on its main program stream

Q1: 45.5

Q2: 45.5

Q3: 45.5

Q4: 45.5

State the total number of hours of regularly scheduled weekly Core Programming broadcast per quarter by the station on a multicast stream

Q1: 0.0

Q2: 0.0

Q3: 0.0

Q4: 0.0

Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station to publishers of program guides as required by 47 CFR Section 73.673? Yes

Digital Core Programs(11)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 11) Response
Title of Program Missing
Did each broadcast of the program, including any rescheduled preemptions, occur between 6:00 AM and 10:00 PM? Yes
Does the program have serving the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Type of Core Programming Regularly scheduled weekly program
Total Times Aired 48
State the number of hours the program was aired on the station's main program stream and/or a multicast stream Main Program Stream
Q1:6.5,
Q2:6.5,
Q3:6.5,
Q4:4.5
Multicast Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:0.0,
Q4:0.0
Were any regular scheduled weekly programs preempted No
Length of Program 30 minutes
Age Range of Target Child Audience 13-16
For each broadcast of the program on a commercial or Class A station, did the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the E/I symbol? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 11) Response
Title of Program Biz Kids
Did each broadcast of the program, including any rescheduled preemptions, occur between 6:00 AM and 10:00 PM? Yes
Does the program have serving the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Type of Core Programming Regularly scheduled weekly program
Total Times Aired 48
State the number of hours the program was aired on the station's main program stream and/or a multicast stream Main Program Stream
Q1:6.5,
Q2:6.5,
Q3:6.5,
Q4:4.5
Multicast Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:0.0,
Q4:0.0
Were any regular scheduled weekly programs preempted No
Length of Program 30 minutes
Age Range of Target Child Audience 13-16
For each broadcast of the program on a commercial or Class A station, did the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the E/I symbol? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 11) Response
Title of Program America's Heartland
Did each broadcast of the program, including any rescheduled preemptions, occur between 6:00 AM and 10:00 PM? Yes
Does the program have serving the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Type of Core Programming Program that is not regularly scheduled on a weekly basis, such as regularly scheduled non-weekly program or educational special at least 30 minutes in length
Total Times Aired 6
State the number of hours the program was aired on the station's main program stream and/or a multicast stream Main Program Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:0.0,
Q4:3.0
Multicast Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:0.0,
Q4:0.0
Length of Program 30 minutes
Age Range of Target Child Audience 13-16
For each broadcast of the program on a commercial or Class A station, did the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the E/I symbol? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 11) Response
Title of Program Animal Rescue
Did each broadcast of the program, including any rescheduled preemptions, occur between 6:00 AM and 10:00 PM? Yes
Does the program have serving the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Type of Core Programming Regularly scheduled weekly program
Total Times Aired 48
State the number of hours the program was aired on the station's main program stream and/or a multicast stream Main Program Stream
Q1:6.5,
Q2:6.5,
Q3:6.5,
Q4:4.5
Multicast Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:0.0,
Q4:0.0
Were any regular scheduled weekly programs preempted No
Length of Program 30 minutes
Age Range of Target Child Audience 13-16
For each broadcast of the program on a commercial or Class A station, did the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the E/I symbol? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 11) Response
Title of Program Wild America
Did each broadcast of the program, including any rescheduled preemptions, occur between 6:00 AM and 10:00 PM? Yes
Does the program have serving the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Type of Core Programming Program that is not regularly scheduled on a weekly basis, such as regularly scheduled non-weekly program or educational special at least 30 minutes in length
Total Times Aired 6
State the number of hours the program was aired on the station's main program stream and/or a multicast stream Main Program Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:0.0,
Q4:3.0
Multicast Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:0.0,
Q4:0.0
Length of Program 30 minutes
Age Range of Target Child Audience 13-16
For each broadcast of the program on a commercial or Class A station, did the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the E/I symbol? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 11) Response
Title of Program Pets TV
Did each broadcast of the program, including any rescheduled preemptions, occur between 6:00 AM and 10:00 PM? Yes
Does the program have serving the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Type of Core Programming Regularly scheduled weekly program
Total Times Aired 48
State the number of hours the program was aired on the station's main program stream and/or a multicast stream Main Program Stream
Q1:6.5,
Q2:6.5,
Q3:6.5,
Q4:4.5
Multicast Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:0.0,
Q4:0.0
Were any regular scheduled weekly programs preempted No
Length of Program 30 minutes
Age Range of Target Child Audience 13-16
For each broadcast of the program on a commercial or Class A station, did the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the E/I symbol? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 11) Response
Title of Program Dragon Fly
Did each broadcast of the program, including any rescheduled preemptions, occur between 6:00 AM and 10:00 PM? Yes
Does the program have serving the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Type of Core Programming Regularly scheduled weekly program
Total Times Aired 48
State the number of hours the program was aired on the station's main program stream and/or a multicast stream Main Program Stream
Q1:6.5,
Q2:6.5,
Q3:6.5,
Q4:4.5
Multicast Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:0.0,
Q4:0.0
Were any regular scheduled weekly programs preempted No
Length of Program 30 minutes
Age Range of Target Child Audience 13-16
For each broadcast of the program on a commercial or Class A station, did the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the E/I symbol? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 11) Response
Title of Program Think Big
Did each broadcast of the program, including any rescheduled preemptions, occur between 6:00 AM and 10:00 PM? Yes
Does the program have serving the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Type of Core Programming Regularly scheduled weekly program
Total Times Aired 49
State the number of hours the program was aired on the station's main program stream and/or a multicast stream Main Program Stream
Q1:6.5,
Q2:6.5,
Q3:6.5,
Q4:5.0
Multicast Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:0.0,
Q4:0.0
Were any regular scheduled weekly programs preempted No
Length of Program 30 minutes
Age Range of Target Child Audience 13-16
For each broadcast of the program on a commercial or Class A station, did the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the E/I symbol? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 11) Response
Title of Program Laura McKenzie's Traveler
Did each broadcast of the program, including any rescheduled preemptions, occur between 6:00 AM and 10:00 PM? Yes
Does the program have serving the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Type of Core Programming Program that is not regularly scheduled on a weekly basis, such as regularly scheduled non-weekly program or educational special at least 30 minutes in length
Total Times Aired 8
State the number of hours the program was aired on the station's main program stream and/or a multicast stream Main Program Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:0.0,
Q4:4.0
Multicast Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:0.0,
Q4:0.0
Length of Program 30 minutes
Age Range of Target Child Audience 13-16
For each broadcast of the program on a commercial or Class A station, did the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the E/I symbol? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 11) Response
Title of Program Dog Tales
Did each broadcast of the program, including any rescheduled preemptions, occur between 6:00 AM and 10:00 PM? Yes
Does the program have serving the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Type of Core Programming Program that is not regularly scheduled on a weekly basis, such as regularly scheduled non-weekly program or educational special at least 30 minutes in length
Total Times Aired 7
State the number of hours the program was aired on the station's main program stream and/or a multicast stream Main Program Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:0.0,
Q4:3.5
Multicast Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:0.0,
Q4:0.0
Length of Program 30 minutes
Age Range of Target Child Audience 13-16
For each broadcast of the program on a commercial or Class A station, did the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the E/I symbol? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 11) Response
Title of Program Oceans Mysteries
Did each broadcast of the program, including any rescheduled preemptions, occur between 6:00 AM and 10:00 PM? Yes
Does the program have serving the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Type of Core Programming Regularly scheduled weekly program
Total Times Aired 48
State the number of hours the program was aired on the station's main program stream and/or a multicast stream Main Program Stream
Q1:6.5,
Q2:6.5,
Q3:6.5,
Q4:4.5
Multicast Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:0.0,
Q4:0.0
Were any regular scheduled weekly programs preempted No
Length of Program 30 minutes
Age Range of Target Child Audience 13-16
For each broadcast of the program on a commercial or Class A station, did the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the E/I symbol? Yes

Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact/Other Efforts

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Question Response
Name of children's programming liaison Scott Nelson
Address 2817 W. 11th. St.
City Sioux Falls
State SD
Zip 57104
Telephone Number (605) 338-0017
Email Address scottn@kttw.com

Certification

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Question Response

The undersigned certifies that he or she is (a) the party filing the Children's Television Programming, or an officer, director, member, partner, trustee, authorized employee, or other individual or duly elected or appointed official who is authorized to sign on behalf of the party filing the Children's Television Programming; or (b) an attorney qualified to practice before the Commission under 47 C.F.R. Section 1.23(a), who is authorized to represent the party filing the Children's Television Programming, and who further certifies that he or she has read the document; that to the best of his or her knowledge, information,and belief there is good ground to support it; and that it is not interposed for delay.

FAILURE TO SIGN THIS APPLICATION MAY RESULT IN DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION AND FORFEITURE OF ANY FEES PAID

Upon grant of this application, the Authorization Holder may be subject to certain construction or coverage requirements. Failure to meet the construction or coverage requirements will result in automatic cancellation of the Authorization. Consult appropriate FCC regulations to determine the construction or coverage requirements that apply to the type of Authorization requested in this application.

WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS MADE ON THIS FORM OR ANY ATTACHMENTS ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (U.S. Code, Title 18, §1001) AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION AUTHORIZATION (U.S. Code, Title 47, §312(a)(1)), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. Code, Title 47, §503).

I certify that this application includes all required and relevant attachments. Yes
I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

Scott Wayne Nelson , Mr. .

Operations Manager


01/20/2021

Attachments

No Attachments.